Current Exhibitions

EAG Winter Members Show

December 17, 2017 through January 26, 2018

The Winter Members Show at the Elmhurst Artists' Guild (EAG) features a variety of members' original artwork. The exhibition presents an opportunity to view and purchase affordable original contemporary artwork by emerging local artists from the greater Chicago area. Their breadth of styles and medium encompasses dramatically different artworks including watercolor, ceramics, oil, acrylic, digital, collage, photographic and sculptural works involving landscapes, portraits, abstract and other styles. Read More ›

Gertrude Abercrombie: Portrait of the Artist as a Landscape

January 20 - March 4, 2018

Gertrude Abercrombie (1909-1977) was a painter based in Chicago who created surreal and dream-like imagery. She developed her own unique style and color palette, and explained the images of her work with “It is always myself that I paint.” The exhibition will include 40 of the artist’s enigmatic paintings of spare interiors and illusionary landscapes—which have been referred to as “psychic self-portraits.” Idiosyncratic, charming and irascible, Gertrude was presciently contemporary. Read More ›

IN THIS HOUSE

January 20 - March 18, 2018

This group show in the McCormick House will feature new sculpture and a site-specific curtain by acclaimed artist, writer, and curator Michelle Grabner along with collaborative works by Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam, and works by Paula Crown, Tony Tasset, and James Welling. The show’s title stems from an advertisement for prefabricated housing designed by Mies, for which the McCormick House was a prototype. Read More ›

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